Staff Correspondent

PUTTUR: Personnel of Puttur Rural police station intercepted a car at Sampya Aryapu village in the taluk on Saturday and seized 5,400 arrack sachets being transported illegally, the police said.

The police have also seized the car. The car driver, however, managed to escape, the police said. The value of the seized arrack sachets was about Rs. 54,000 and value of the car was about Rs. 45,000, they said.

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